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Need RCD Measurements

Would someone be kind enough to take some pics of their RCD brackets (just the ones attached to the coilovers) and draw some dimensions on them for me? I ordered coilovers in that group buy and now I need to fab up some brackets but dont know any dimensions. Already have the 1/4" plate. Thanks.
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Talk to Shadow905.
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shoulda just bought the brackets too
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I sent shadow a PM last week and he said that he would try to get me some. I have not heard back from him and wanted to make them this weekend so I'm trying another approach.

Not gonna spend ~$100 on brackets that i can make for free and have sooner.
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i was bein a smart ***. i would do the same thing.
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Can't help ya with measurements....but....


http://www.mysporttrac.com/shared/me...r%20conversion





Also....Austin(big red truck on 18" grapplers) is running c-o's on his Superlift. I think Trevor has tons of pics of the coil-over mounts he made. I think Trevor made his upper mounts.
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Thanks Shane. I know the general shape of them, just need some numbers ya know? I asked Trevor to get me some measurements but not sure if he will before the weekend. I guess the main thing i need to know is the diameter of the FOX C/O eyes and their width, I can call FOX to get those unless someone has the numbers laying around and wants to put those up too. If I have to the rest i can just wing (although I would love to have some numbers to base it off of)
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Nobody will take 5 min to get some measurements for me? Come on guys, I promise to post pics and what not so other people wanting to do the same thing can find the info easy.
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i would go get them but my truck is ****ed, and i havent seen it for a couple weeks, while its parked.
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sorry man ive been super busy. ill take some pics and get you good measurements tonight if thats kool
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you dont want them the same width as the RCD ones if your running Fox C/Os and spacers.. the fox's are atleast 1/4" narrower.
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you dont want them the same width as the RCD ones if your running Fox C/Os and spacers.. the fox's are atleast 1/4" narrower.

more than that. if you just put the coilover with misalignment spacers in there, its a good 3/8-1/2 inch difference.
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i was gonna saw 3/8" but didn't want to get carried away.

i guess those grade 8 washers i was using were easily 3/16" each.
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sorry man ive been super busy. ill take some pics and get you good measurements tonight if thats kool
Thanks man! Just some pics of the brackets not welded yet with a ruler in each pic will do me just fine. and maybe how wide the eyes of the FOX's are so i know how big the gaps need to be.

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you dont want them the same width as the RCD ones if your running Fox C/Os and spacers.. the fox's are atleast 1/4" narrower.
good to know.
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the width of the fox coilovers with misalignment spacers is 1.5" exactly. make them around 1.6 or so inches apart so youllhave a little bit of play in there but not so much that you cant tighten it down.
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Thanks, one dimension down, about a hundred to go lol.
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bolt hole is 7/16?
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That would be another dimension I will need and cant just wing. worst case scenario though is I drill small holes in the proper location and get everything else fabbed up then when the C/Os arrive drill the holes out to the proper diameter.
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i believe its 7/16, they were a size smaller than bilsteins. so thats 2 measurements, 99 to go.
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sorry man ive been super busy. ill take some pics and get you good measurements tonight if thats kool
Gonna get those measurements/pics today?
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Anyone else wanna give this a go? All I need is a pic if the two brackets with a ruler
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